Popov Mykhailo Oleksiiovych

Corresponding Member of the NASU, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Honoured Scientist of Ukraine, Laureate of the State Prize of Ukraine in the field of science and technology.

Born on June 13, 1946.

1970 - graduated the Kyiv’s military engineering aviation college at the Air Forces. He worked at the High School as a lecturer, docent, and dean, pro-rector on research activities. Doctor degree dissertation was devoted to the problem of automatic decoding of aerospace images.

1995 - professor at the Aerospace Reconnaissance Sub-faculty.

2002 - works at the CASRE at the post of head researcher in the Department of Energy and Mass Exchange in Geosystems.

2003 - appointed to the post of CASRE deputy director on research activities.

2016 - appointed to the post of director of the State Institution "Scientific Center for Aerospace Research of the Earth IGN NAS of Ukraine".

M.O. Popov is Honoured Scientist of Ukraine (2001), an Laureate of the State Prize of Ukraine in the field of science and technology (2005).

He is the Specialized Academic Council member at the CASRE, a member of some editorial boards in a number of professional scientific and technical journals edited in Ukraine.

Author of 292 scientific works among those 6 monographs, more 210 scientific papers have been published in the native and foreign editions. He has got 53 patents and author's certificates. He has prepared for 15 candidates of sciences and he was the scientific adviser for 2 persons working for doctor's degree.

Scientific interests cover the sphere of methods and algorithms for interactive aerospace image interpretation.